VMEC Associate Professor or Professor of Physics

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position NumberF0251WRole TitleProfessor/9-MthPosition TitleVMEC Associate Professor or Professor of PhysicsPosition Summary

The Department of Physics at William & Mary seeks applications for the Virginia Micro-Electronics Consortium (VMEC) chaired professorship in experimental condensed-matter physics at the associate- or full-professor level. The successful candidate is expected to establish an internationally recognized experimental condensed-matter research program in an area with relevance to the micro- and nano-electronics industry. The appointment would begin in Fall 2020.
The candidate would be expected to complement and enhance the existing strengths in the department, which currently has 27 full-time faculty members, approximately 55 PhD graduate students, and about 70 undergraduate majors who actively participate in its various research programs. The department currently has 5 faculty members active in experimental and theoretical condensed-matter physics.
The Department is also actively involved in Nuclear and Hadronic Physics at nearby Jefferson Lab (DOE), High-Energy Physics at Fermilab and CERN, plasma physics, and in-house AMO Physics, with strong theoretical support in Nuclear, High-Energy and Plasma Physics. William & Mary has a long tradition of excellent teaching, and the candidate would be expected to play an important role in mentoring both doctoral and undergraduate students in the Physics Department, and in contributing to the Department’s new Engineering Physics and Applied Design degree track.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must hold a PhD in Physics, Materials Science and Engineering or a closely-related field of Physics at the time of appointment, August 10, 2020.

Preferred Qualifications


Department3KE710 Physics DeptLocationWilliam & MaryJob Open Date10/21/2019Review Begin Date01/06/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledNoJob CategoryInstructional FacultySpecial Application Instructions

To apply submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and statement of research and teaching interests, which should discuss how you would help efforts to improve diversity, equity and inclusion. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who
will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, January 6, 2020.

Background Check Statement

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access employer and actively encourages applications from minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans.

Supplemental Questions

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    Required DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Research Statement
    4. Teaching Statement
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      Posted: 10/22/2019
      Application Due: 12/21/2019
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